Items Tagged ‘ibuprofen’

Ask the Doctors - Which over-the-counter pain reliever is best?

August 23, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Which over-the-counter pain reliever is best?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: Which over-the-counter pain reliever is safer – acetaminophen, ibuprofen, celecoxib or naproxen? It seems as if they all carry some risks. Pain is a symptom to which we can all relate.  It’s also an important indicator of possible injury within the body and should be acknowledged, not simply by taking medication, but by […]

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Tags: acetaminophen, Advil, Aleve, Ask the Doctors, Celebrex, celecoxib, Dr. Robert Ashley, ibuprofen, Motrin, pain relievers, Tylenol


Codeine isn't safe for kids. Here's how doctors can ease pain instead

December 7, 2017

Codeine isn’t safe for kids. Here’s how doctors can ease pain instead

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

Five years ago the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declared codeine unsafe for treating post-surgical pain in children, such as surgery to remove the tonsils or adenoids. But years later, some doctors still prescribe codeine for children, a potentially dangerous practice, says Dr. Nina Shapiro, director of pediatric otolaryngology at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital. Codeine […]

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Tags: acetaminophen, codeine, Dr. Nina Shapiro, ibuprofen, oxycodone, pain, pain management, pain medication, tonsillectomy, tonsils


Fibroids

May 10, 2017

Fibroids

By uclahealth uclahealth

If uterine fibroids are causing you pain, heavy bleeding or other troubling symptoms, the good news is that UCLA doctors offer a variety of effective treatments to provide you with relief. What are fibroids? Fibroids are firm, compact growths that occur in or on the wall of the uterus. More than 99 percent are noncancerous, […]

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Tags: anemia, fertility, gonadotropin-releasing hormone, hysterectomy, ibuprofen, iron supplement, long menstrual periods, menopause, MR-guided focused ultrasound, myomectomy, naproxen, noncancerous


What to know when your child has a fever

September 30, 2016

What to know when your child has a fever

By uclahealth uclahealth

Several factors can affect a child’s normal body temperature (98.6°F), including time of day, age and activity level. While slight variations can be normal, any body temperature above 100.3° F is considered a fever. Understanding fevers As a parent, you may feel distressed when your child has an abnormally high body temperature. In most cases, […]

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Tags: carlos lerner md, children's health, fever, health tips, health tips for parents, ibuprofen, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, pediatrician, pediatrics, temperature